Beware of fake Surf schools, as there are a lot of scammers out there. You have to watch-out for them and don’t even be fooled by a slick webpage. They will have no insurance, they are unsafe, and have to sneak around to avoid the authorities. Be careful of sharing your credit card and personal info too, because fakers can easily rip you off without even meeting you.Continue reading →
Today’s Kite Pro-Tip: Don’t Hit The Island! It seems so basic, but this is the most important rule with our local watersports. So here is Today’s Tip, “Don’t Hit the Island”. So this means that entering and exiting the water are the most dangerous times. Hitting hard land is much worse than hitting the soft water, for your body and for your gear. Continue reading →
Kite Pro-Tip: Avoid Crashing!: It seems so basic, but it still needs mentioning because people are not all kiting safely. It is the responsibility of every kiter to Avoid Crashing. This means that if someone is in your path, you must do what ever you need to do to avoid crashing into them! Continue reading →
Hurricane Season: Hurricanes are most likely to occur July through December in Hawaii. Hurricanes bring severe bad weather, flooding rain and potentially devastatingly strong winds. The passing of a Hurricane may last days or up to a week or more. Continue reading →
In crowded conditions the possibility to collide with other kiters exists. It is important to know how to react and behave in order to avoid accidents. The following are the most common right of way rules for kiteboarders.
Maui’s original Kite Beach Club has opened its doors for kiters of all levels to come and enjoy all the amenities of our world famous Kite Beach. Kite Beach Club provides kiters with on site assistance, including: gear tuning, launching, landings, new rider supervision, and regular free clinics, Kite Beach Club is an extension of our Kite Club’s ongoing commitment to kiteboarder comfort, safety and security. Continue reading →
At Kite Club Maui we have visitors from all around the Kiteboarding world. One thing we all have in common is the wind. However we do not all agree on the same system for measuring the wind, and may use different systems for different regions. Here we have put together a comparison chart to act as a translator of the different wind speed measurements.Continue reading →